The 150,000 SF facility is comprised of 50,000 SF of heated storage, 60,000 SF of unheated storage and over 15,000 SF of flammable storage. Additionally, there are 3,600 SF of devoted space for the packing and shipping departments, with 7 pack down areas, 4 devoted to standard R&D packing and 3 humidity-controlled rooms, plus 3 bulk breakdown rooms, 7 shipping stations, 2 labeling stations and 12 loading docks.
“In an effort to meet the current global demand for innovative silicon and metal-organic materials and to continue supplying our customers in a timely manner, we have completed the relocation of the packing and shipping departments to our new logistics operation that resides within our Progress Drive Warehouse. As a result of a successful transition, the operations are running smoothly,” said Executive Vice President Joel Zazyczny, who also leads Gelest’s Logistics and Fulfillment Department. The warehouse is at 1 Progress Drive, Morrisville, Pa.